A 48-year-old female asked about a 27-year-old male:
my son inlaw 26 yrs old has a high fever, throwing up, head hurts, & coughing. he took advil (ibuprofen) for fever its not coming dwn. what can he do to get feve?
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Pediatrics 30 years experience
4.9k viewsReviewed >2 years ago
Cardiology 33 years experience
ER visit: Sounds like a visit to er would be best course of action. Need i've fluids and anti emetic.
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A 38-year-old member asked:
What is severe headaches cold feet chills tremors then vomiting light headed sweating neck pain?
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Pediatrics 33 years experience
Can be a big problem: Severe headaches, accompanied by neck pain, could be a type of meningitis (serious infection around the spinal cord and/or brain), although the real flu can cause similar symptoms. Cold feet, chills, and tremors occur when fever is rising; sweating happens when fever is dropping. Light-headedness and vomiting make it all more worrisome. A trip to the doctor is needed to evaluate these symptoms.
6.3k viewsReviewed >2 years ago
Pain in legs & hips head aches and indigestion lack of energy all started since I quit drinking are these normal symtoms?
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Specializes in General Practice
Temporarily: (obviously more information needed) how long ago did you quit drinking, and how much were you drinking? Overall stopping drinking is good for your health, but there are acute withdrawal symptoms, as your body adjusts. Think back how you felt any given morning after a drunk night. Not so good probably, symptoms would be relieved by alcohol's putting you back in semi-stupor. Break that cycle!
6.2k viewsReviewed >2 years ago
A 20-year-old female asked:
I am 32 weeks pregnant I noticed sudden swelling in my face, have had a headache for the past few days, im very dizzy, blurred vision.My BP now 177/87 ?
3 doctor answers • 25 doctors weighed in
Specializes in Maternal-Fetal Medicine
This cannot wait: Symptoms of headache and dizziness accompanied by rising blood pressure and swelling can be associated with preeclampsia. That can be a problem for the pregnant woman and her baby, especially if preterm. Calling an OB doctor is what is recommended even at night, especially if the local nursery cannot provide care for a premature baby in case delivery is needed. If alone or cannot reach OB call 911.
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A 42-year-old member asked:
I'm sick and I have a fever, sore throat , barking cough, and a head ache. Will OTC meds work for this?
1 doctor answer • 11 doctors weighed in
Internal Medicine 29 years experience
Depends...: If the fever is low-grade, then you probably have a virus which will run its course in a few days to week. In that case, symptom control is the treatment and some otc meds can help. On the other hand, if your fever is higher, you likely have a bacterial infection which will respond to antibiotics. See your doctor for specific diagnosis and treatment.
6k viewsReviewed >2 years ago
A 26-year-old male asked:
I've lost 15pds in 12days. Hsve rectal bleeding in stool an tissue. Cramps sharp pain in stomach. Cant go with out fiber pills lax. Bloating vomiting?
2 doctor answers • 5 doctors weighed in
General Surgery 56 years experience
NO: No you should see your doctor first , for full physical examination, blood tests, endoscopic examination along with radiological tests to find the cause of your symptoms. Some one at your age a malignancy is unlikely, may be ulcerative colitis, or other conditions that could be cured and get it treated with out delay.
5.7k viewsReviewed Jun 26, 2020
Last updated Sep 2, 2013
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